2000 GUINEAS 1844
The 36th winner of the 2000 Guineas, held on Tuesday 23rd April 1844 over the Rowley Mile, was The Ugly Buck (2/7 fav), a bay colt by Venison out of Monstrosity, owned by Mr John Barham Day, who won by a neck, with 5 lengths back to the third. A field of 7 runners contested the race which was worth £1,500 (Equivalent to £175,500 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THE UGLY BUCK John Barham Day John Barham Day Mr John Barham Day 2/7
THE DEVIL TO PAY Sam Rogers Lord George Bentinck 33/1
JOE LOVELL F Butler Colonel Anson 33/1
ALGERNON Mann Lord Exeter 33/1
DR PHILLIMORE Jem Robinson Mr Maughan 33/1
ELEMI Sam Chifney jnr Mr Thornhill 11/2
UNNAMED BAY COLT BY CAMEL West Mr Wreford 33/1
Note that only the prices of the first two in the betting were recorded, the rest have been allocated 33/1. Over Round 107%
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